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Course Development Resources

On-Campus Resources:

Guides for Designing Online and Blended Courses

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Workshops on Online Course Design and Pedagogies

  • Week 1 (June 8-12): “Teaching and Learning with Care and Hope: Ways of Being with Crisis, Trauma, and Uncertainty in the Classroom and Beyond” (Monday, June 8, 9:30–11:00 am CST) … videoslides
  • Week 2 (June 15-19): “The Liberal Arts Mindset at a Distance. Tactics for Building a Hybrid Coursevideo  … slides
  • Week 3 (June 22-26): Reimagining Your Syllabus for Responsiveness: Aligning Goals, Assessments, and Strategies for Teaching” … video … slides
  • Week 4 (June 29-July 2): “Developing Effective Assignments: Using Multiple Modes of Engagement and Assessment” … video  … slides
  • Week 5 (July 13-17): “Designing Your Course Once for Different Modalities” … video  … slides
  • Week 6 (July 20-24): “Embodied Learning Experiences” …
  • Week 8 (August 3-7): “Fostering Student Collaboration and Groupwork in Remote Learning Environments” … video (password: Week7ACM!) … slidesgroup discussion instruction sheetgroup discussion preparation notesgroup discussion rubric 

Online self-paced modules and resources:


Articles and posts:

Application and activity-specific resources:

Discipline-specific resources:

Guides for Emergency Remote Teaching

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